Zlatan Ibile Biography | Everything To Know About The Nigerian Star
Zlatan Ibile is a successfully Nigerian musician. His real name is Omoniyi Temidayo Raphael, and he was born on December 19th, 1994.
Zlatan is a dancer, musician, songwriter, and singer. He equally has a record label named Zanku Record.
He has won series of awards and endorsements from top brands. Zlatan is a highly talented artist, and his popularity goes beyond the Nigerian shores.
His unique dance steps primarily contribute to his popularity. He was born on December 19th, 1994, and he grew up with dreams of becoming a footballer. However, he later became a celebrated musician.
He was born in Ilorin, Kwara State, and also grew up here. However, his family originated from Ekiti State, Nigeria.
Zlatan Ibile | Everything To Know About The Nigerian Star
Zlatan attended Moshood Abiola Polytechnic, Abeokuta, where he graduated with a national diploma in business administration in 2011.
He decided to venture into music upon his graduation from secondary school.
At the earliest stage of his musical career, he won the One Mic talent show sponsored by Airtel, an event held in Abeokuta, Ogun State, Nigeria; in 2014, he was still 19 years old.
He has won several other awards since then to date. His genres of music are hip-hop and Afrobeat. Aside from singing, Zlatan also raps.
Over the course of his musical career, he has worked with several artists, including:
- Lil Kesh
- Chinko Ekun
- Burna Boy
He released a song titled “My Body” in 2017, in which he featured Olamide and introduced him into the Nigerian music industry.
He was later signed into the A.B.E Record label in 2018 by one Lawrence Irabor. He later collaborated with Lil Kesh and Chinko Ekun that same year on his single titled “Able God.”
He later released another single titled “Zanku.” Both the song and its accompanying dance made waves then. The dance step still holds sway today.
Zlatan later featured Davido in the latter part of 2018 in his single titled “Osanle.”
It was followed by another single released in the early part of 2019 titled “Glory.”
Burna Boy later featured him in his song titled “Killin Dem,” which later formed one of Burna Boys’ album tracks titled African Giant.
Later, Zlatan was featured on “Flenjo” by Ceeza Milli and “Am I A Yahoo Boy” by Naira Marley.
He then signed an endorsement deal with Coca-Cola in July 2019. Zlatan launched his record label, Zanku Records, in January 2020. “Zanku” is an acronym for “Zlatan Abeg No Kill Us.”
He did not have any signed art as of the date of launching the record label. He announced the signing of some acts on February 25th. The names of the signed acts are:
Zlatan Ibile got series of nominations and won many of them. The awards he won are highlighted below:
- Best Collaboration for the song titled “Killin Dem” by Burna Boy awarded by The Headies 2019 edition
- Best Collaboration for the same song awarded by African Muzik Magazine Awards in 2019
What Is Zlatan’s Net worth
His net worth is unknown; however, many media estimate his net worth to be $1.8 million.